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Phase two of Exmouth’s seawall repairs approved

A further 150 metres of vulnerable seawall will be secured with a steel sheet pile wall in the second phase of repairs to Exmouth’s sea defences, planned for late September.

Phase two is...

Okehampton Interchange station gains backing from County Council Cabinet

Proposals to construct a new £14.95 million railway station at Okehampton Business Park have been approved by Devon County Council's Cabinet. Backing from councillors yesterday (Wednesday 12 June...

Drake Circus unveils new summer installations in aid of local community partners

Drake Circus has unveiled two new summer installations for 2024, transforming the centre’s atrium and Old Town Street with a kaleidoscope of colour.

Following the success of last year’s...

Plain clothes police storm Torbay to disrupt drugs and antisocial behaviour

Plain clothes police officers were recently deployed in Torbay to pursue people suspected of dealing or taking drugs, identifying individuals who were wanted for arrest, and targeting antisocial behaviour including street drinking.

Police officers, who were wearing civilian clothes, carried out foot and vehicle patrols throughout the...

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Have you heard of Social Prescribing?

I ask this as recently we had a conversation during a dementia training session about local community resources and I brought the term into conversation.

There were several attendees working in the health and social care sector who had not heard of this important community role leading...

Blogs

How to drop a hint about “thinking of you” with a catchy floral surprise?

Anytime roses may seem undeniably romantic, yet once you have decided on showing off a simpler sentiment like warm thoughts, a broad universe of floral surprises awaits. The floral language dates...

Charities

Charity volunteers prepare for trip to Zambia village

When most people are making plans to hit the beach or take it easy, one intrepid group of volunteers from The Nayamba Trust are preparing to jet off to Zambia on Saturday (15 June) to lead a week...

Education

Local school opens Community Bike Hub to get children wheel-y active!

Marine Academy Primary in Plymouth, part of the Ted Wragg Trust , has launched its new Community Bike Hub.

Ryan Evans, Sustrans Bike It Plus officer at Plymouth City Council was in...

Entertainment & Reviews

Theatre Royal Plymouth and Crossroads Pantomimes have today (Friday 31 May) announced star casting for this year’s enchanting family pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs .

Birds of...

Family Life

Preparing for Southern Asia Repatriations: What Families Need to Know

Losing someone you love is extremely hard. When that person wants to be buried in their home country in Southern Asia, the process can feel even more overwhelming. This guide aims to help...

Food & Drink

Understanding the Labels: What Makes Loch Lomond 18-Year-Old Single Malt Unique?

Scotland's distilleries have long been revered for their exceptional craftsmanship, producing some of the finest whiskies in the world. Among these, Loch Lomond stands out, offering a diverse...

Health & Beauty

Have you heard of Social Prescribing?

I ask this as recently we had a conversation during a dementia training session about local community resources and I brought the term into conversation.

There were several attendees...

Holidays & Travel

Sidmouth’s Seaside Victoria Hotel Launches New Source Spa

The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth’s 4 star seaside luxurious Victorian landmark, has officially launched a new Source Spa with first class facilities and luxury treatments.

The spa boasts an...

Homes & Gardens

What is excluded from a latent defects insurance policy?

If you’re a property developer in charge of a new project, you’ll want to ensure you’re protected against all kinds of potential mishaps. As you won’t be laying every brick yourself, you must...

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Whisky Tasting Event at The Golf & Country Club

Local spirits tasting specialist, Azu Spirits , are hosting their first blind tasting event at Exeter Golf and Country Club on Thursday 26th January at Wear Park Restaurant. Following a range of...